This up to date text offers a practical approach to the theory and practice of how spectacle lenses are made and how they work in correcting vision. It also covers the more fundamental aspects of spectacle lens dispensing with relevance to areas such as visual optics and geometric optics.
Introduction; Basic optical principles; Spherical lens forms; Astigmatic lens forms; Prisms and prismatic effects; Spectacle lens materials and lens manufacture; Measurement of lens power; Lens aberrations, best form and aspheric lenses; Bifocal and trifocal lenses; Varifocal spectacle lenses; Tinted and treated lenses.
By Colin Fowler, BSc, PhD, FSMC, FCOptom, Senior Lecturer, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK and Keziah Latham Petre, PhD, BSc, MCOptom, Lecturer, Optometry and Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
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"I wholeheartedly recommend this book to all students of optometry and ophthalmic dispensing and to practitioners in the dispensing or manufacture of opthalmic lenses." Andrew Kierl, Senior Lecturer Anglia Polytechnic University